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Saturday, 4th March"A Grand Day In" - our annual day workshop of sacred and secular music
and some country dancing. Singers and instrumentalists welcome.
10:30am-4pm, Sandhurst Baptist Church Hall, Rye Road, TN18 5PG, (on A268).
You can download a Flyer from HERE
Saturday, 1st April'The Changing Scenes of Life' Concert, St.Michael's, Tenterden - picture: exterior
Saturday, 13th May"A Grand Day Out" - our Annual Church Tour, giving short informal concerts in four churches:
 10:30am: St.Mary, Kenardington, 11:45am: St.Matthew, Warehorne,
2:15pm: St.Augustine, Snave, and 3:15pm: St.Mary, Ruckinge.
You can download a FLYER for this church tour from HERE
Sunday, 11th June'Travelling in Hope' Concert, All Saints, Birling - pictures: interior & exterior
Sunday, 8th October3pm, 'Carols, Catches, & Glees', Workshop, Tenterden Town Hall
(part of Tenterden Folk Festival)
Saturday, 28th OctoberMembers of the Marsh Warblers will be taking part in the 50th Three Quires' Day, a West Gallery workshop day held in Lewes, Sussex.
You can download a Booking Form from HERE.
Saturday, 9th December'Going the Rounds' Christmas Concert, All Saints, Brenchley - picture


Saturday, 4th March"Grand Day In" (Day Workshop), Sandhurst Baptist Church Hall
Saturday, 12th May"Grand Day Out" (Annual Church Tour), venues tba

What we did in 2016

Saturday, 13th February'May-day to Michaelmas' Concert, All Saints, Birling - pictures: interior & exterior
Saturday, 5th March"A Grand Day In" - our Annual Day Workshop of sacred and secular music
and some country dancing.
Saturday, 7th May"A Grand Day Out" - our Annual Church Tour - informal concerts in four churches on Romney Marsh:
St.Nicholas, New Romney; Sts.Peter & Paul, Newchurch
St.Mary in the Marsh, and St.Clement, Old Romney
Saturday, 4th June'A Country Living' Concert, All Saints, Woodchurch - pictures: interior & exterior
Saturday, 10th September'England Expects' Concert, Sandhurst Baptist Church, Sandhurst
in aid of Starfish Malawi, tbc
Sunday, 2nd OctoberWest Gallery Carols Workshop, 11am, Town Hall, Tenterden
(part of Tenterden Folk Festival)
Saturday, 19th November'A Country Living' Concert, St.Peter & St.Paul, Peasmarsh - pictures: interior & exterior
Sunday, 11th December'Going the Rounds' St.Nicholas, Sandhurst, in aid of the Church Tower Fund.
Saturday, 17th December'Going the Rounds' Concert for Grace Community Church, Maidstone


Download a copy of our latest Newsletter with information about some of the above events from HERE

Watch a video of us on YouTube singing Reginald Spofforth's glee "Hail Smiling Morn"

See pictures of our 2006 Church Tour of Wittersham, Northiam, Newenden, & Sandhurst
2008 Church Tour of Brenchley, Wateringbury, East Peckham & West Peckham
2009 Church Tour of Bonnington, Newchurch, St.Mary in the Marsh, & Brookland
2011 Church Tour of Smallhythe, Peasmarsh, East Guldeford, and Fairfield

The Village Quire What is West Gallery Music?
Find out about the music we perform and how it got its name.
Georgian Churches
What were eighteenth century churches like inside? - before the Victorians "improved" them!
St.Mary, Langley Who was Henry Tolhurst?
Read about an amateur composer from near Maidstone who struggled to make a living from his music and died aged 36.